So I am six days in now and what a nightmare.
I wanted to like this game, I tried so hard to like this game but I just can not.
This has got to be the worst pay to win disaster I have seen in a long time.
Is it possible to make it any more un-balanced?
tier 2 against tier 4 ships? WTF was you thinking?
15-20 minute matchmaker, I wonder why? Wait no I don't, player retention is down the tubes.
The grind!!!!!!! Are you kidding me? How are we even suppose to grind? Every veteran match I enter is nothing but (Pay to Win) tier 4 ships smashing tier 2 and 3. There is no way in heII new players can grind against the players that have been here a few weeks longer or worst pay-to-win fanboys.
100,000 credits for a tier 4 ship? Is that a joke? How are we suppose to earn credits? Every veteran match I play, I lose more credits then I make. Guess I could play recruit matches to earn credits but then how are we suppose to earn the XP for our tier 4 ships?
The problem as I see it, The Developers have no clue what they have implemented as far as the grind goes. They play with maxed out ships with unlimited credits and have no idea what its like running a tier 2 or 3 ship against tier 4. They are completely clueless. The grind itself is not that bad but to have to do it with such un-balanced matches is ridiculous.
I am fully confident this game will fail miserably.
I recently gave up on another game that is very similar to this called Hawken. They just did XBox and Playstation 4 release a few months ago with the exact same tier system and skill tree and on a good day they have 150 players max. They filed bankruptcy once already and got picked up by another company that implemented this same disastrous grind and they are now bankrupt again.
To the developers: Do what you want, it is your game but listen to what I have to say. If you keep it the way it is, you are wasting your time and you can chalk up a failed game on your resume.
Another note I would like to add is the Graphics!! They are AWFUL!!! I am so sick of hearing people say how good the game looks when in fact it looks like garbage. I mean really, I am sitting here on a 4way CrossfireX system (Asus 390Xs) and the game is barely utilizing ONE CARD!!! 32% GPU usage on ONE CARD, is the best I can get. Is this some kind of joke? Max Graphics, 4K, 122 FPS and 32% GPU usage???????????
Where is the antiantilizing? Whats the deal with all the jagged edges on everything? Wheres the God-Rays? Says we are running DirectX11. Why? Looks more like DirectX9 Graphics to me. Why is DirectX12 not working? Where is CrossfireX support? Water has little to no reflections, little to no reflections in general. Where is the particle effects? I seen better explosions in Planetside 2 and its 4 years old and DirectX9.
Great concept but your greed is going to kill it like 10s of thousands of other great free to play (Pay to Win) games of the past.
Go ahead and keep ignoring your playerbase, you are young, you need a failure or two before you realize Pay to Win is a fad done past its prime.